| Dec 8, 2012
| 4:28 PM
In a law firm conference room 43 stories above Midtown Manhattan where giant windows offered vertiginous views of rain-soaked urban canyons, John Hanger’s ambitions were equally soaring. A former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Director Robert Falls' arresting, audacious, intensely stimulating, mostly nihilistic and highly amusing production of "Measure for Measure" begins and ends with the poet Donna Summer.
In the prologue, wherein the Duke hands over the keys to the city to...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:30 PM
| Dec 30, 2012
| 11:03 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — When revelers pack Times Square for the annual New Year's eve celebration on Monday night, police will observe a tradition of their own: giving them lots of company.
Each year, the New York Police Department assigns thousands of...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:42 PM
NEW YORK — On a walking tour of Times Square, something supercalifragilisticexpialidocious happened. With the guide at my side, I was strolling along the streets without causing any casualties. No banging into clumps of tourists or wiping small...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
If electric cars are to succeed, they need to be more visible. Only approximately 50,000 were sold nationwide last year, and that means that, everywhere but California, they're still pretty much under the radar. I've long believed that car buyers are...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:08 AM
You can say we're having a grilled cheese moment.
Our favorite childhood comfort food is suddenly commanding not just a spot on menus, but full-fledged restaurants.
Last November, longtime Miami chef Allen Susser opened Daily Melt, a grilled...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Southcentral Alaska power companies are disputing rate increases set to hit customers in several parts of the region this month, after they were approved by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska Saturday.
The Matanuska Electric Association says the RCA...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're engaged in that great northern migration known as The Pennsylvania Society and coming to you from the cozy confines of an Amtrak train bound for Philadelphia. For those not in the know, the society......
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:32 PM
New Year’s 2012 looks like a very good one for theme parks. Already, the parks in Orlando have been jammed with holiday visitors. On this year’s edition of Priceline’s top 50 New Year’s destinations, Orlando neighborhoods took 4...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 4:36 PM
New York Times reporter Ian Johnson writes about the exodus of young Chinese professionals seeking greater religious freedom, including 87,000 who have moved to the U.S. in 2011: BEIJING — At 30, Chen Kuo had what many Chinese dream of: her own...